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Thread #8912   Message #755864
Posted By: masato sakurai
28-Jul-02 - 06:47 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Goodnight Irene
Subject: RE: Goodnight Irene Origin
rich-joy, I haven't seen the piece, but The Traditional Ballad Index (Click here) says: "The 1888 song 'Irene, Goodnight,' sung by the Haverly Minstrels and credited by Spaeth to 'Davis'(but dated 1892), is a separate piece."

~Masato